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The Scott County Distinguished Young Woman Program will be held Saturday night at the Livingston Center in Roosevelt State Park. Doors will open at 6:30, with the program beginning at 7:00.

 February is Library Lover’s Month, and the Friends of the Forest Public Library, along with members of the Forest Public Library staff, are pictured holding new nonfiction donations.

Young girls at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School in Morton now have an opportunity to be part of a mentoring group.

On January 23, Morton High School hosted a mid-year celebration to highlight the successes and achievements of the inaugural class of the MHS STAR Academy Program.

From the left, Dr. Joseph White, Superintendent, Mavis Dixon, Forest Elementary School Teacher of The Year and FES Principal Tracy Adcock.

We are sorry to learn of the death of young Tykey Bland who transitioned Thursday, January 24.  He was a 2017 graduate of Scott Central.

Community Calendar

February 24

Green Grove United Methodist Church located at 1689 Norris-Homewood Rd., Lake, will hold their Black History Program on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 1:30 p.m. the guest speaker will be Attorney Katrina Gibbs. She currently serves as Municipal Court Judge in Rankin County and was the first African-American appointed to the position.

Morton News


Announcements: The final We Care Missions Food Distribution date in February is Friday, February 22 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb. 13: Sandra Wade Freeman, Kerwin Viverette, Jr, Cooper Beard, Brenda Latham, John Shelton Bounds, Jessica Hisaw, John David Green, Dr. Archie Howard

ECCC makes change in policy to benefit HS seniors

High school seniors who enter a federally-recognized branch of military service immediately following high school graduation may now receive scholastic-based scholarships for which they qualify at East Central Community College thanks to a recent change in policy recommended by college administration and approved by the college’s Board of Trust

The Message


Prayer changes everything

No, No, No! Don’t give up! No matter what you’re currently facing! I encourage you to trust in the One who can deliver you in Jesus’ name!

Your God is the God of the impossible!